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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Pride Park Stadium (33597 seats)

Derby County have some catching up to do from their 24th position, and the job begins vs Sheffield United. Read more!

Insights:
  • Derby County have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Derby County form and stats

When playing at home in the Championship, Derby County have managed 5 wins, 5 draws and suffered 2 defeats from 12 games. The opportunity of a proper winning streak is there for the hosts, with two straight wins here at Pride Park Stadium.

County are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 0-1 away versus Coventry City.

Before that, County played out a Championship draw 2-2 when visiting Reading.

The County fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 14 in 12 matches. County have only conceded 11 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Sheffield United form and stats

The visitors are W5-D3-L4 on the road this term. That's in the Championship. The visitors have performed well in their home games as well, building a total win streak of four games home and away. Sheffield United hope to make it five in this match.

Sheffield United are travelling again after losing away to Wolverhampton Wanderers in their previous match (0-3).

Preceding that game was the away Championship victory against Fulham with the score of 1-0.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only three days as another away game awaits: The Championship trip to Preston North End.

Sheffield have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 12 league away games 14 goals have been scored. As opposed to that, Sheffield have seen the ball go into their own net 17 times on the road. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

Here's what happened when the teams played each other earlier this campaign; Sheffield United - County 1-0. Head to head statistics (for the prior ten meetings): Derby County won two games, two matches ended with a draw and Sheffield United got six wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Top Goalscorers

Sheffield UnitedB. Sharp
B. Sharp
6 goals
CountyT. Lawrence
T. Lawrence
5 goals
Sheffield UnitedM. Gibbs-White
M. Gibbs-White
5 goals

Derby County missing players

Sheffield United missing players

Derby County Sheffield United
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 5 12 22
7 5 1 Won W 4 5 9
11 5 2 Drew D 1 3 5
7 2 0 Lost L 0 4 8
23 14 4 Scored S 10 14 29
24 11 3 Conceded C 5 17 28
80% 83% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 80% 83% 86%
56% 58% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 67% 64%
36% 42% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 50% 50%
12% 17% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 60% 42% 32%
4% 8% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 40% 17% 14%
52% 58% 67% BTTS BTTS 60% 50% 50%
36% 42% 33% Clean Sheets C S 40% 33% 32%
32% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 20% 33% 32%
 
4.2 3.9 6.3 Corners for (avg) C F 3.8 4.8 5.5
4.8 4.7 3.7 Corners against (avg) C A 4.4 4.5 4.1
2 2.2 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2 1.8
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.7 9.2 10.7 Shots (avg) S ( 11.4 9.6 12.5
2.9 2.8 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.6 3.6 3.9
32% 41% 67% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 33% 34%
 
12.6 13 10 Shots against (avg) S A 8.4 9.8 9.2
3.7 4.4 3.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.4 3.4 3.4
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Derby County have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AFC Bournemouth 25 14 7 4 41 20 12 7 3 2 26 13 13 7 4 2 15 7 21 49
2 Blackburn Rovers 25 13 7 5 43 28 14 9 3 2 30 17 11 4 4 3 13 11 15 46
3 Fulham 23 13 6 4 51 19 12 7 3 2 24 8 11 6 3 2 27 11 32 45
4 West Bromwich Albion 25 11 9 5 31 19 12 7 5 0 18 6 13 4 4 5 13 13 12 42
5 Queens Park Rangers 24 12 5 7 37 30 12 6 3 3 16 11 12 6 2 4 21 19 7 41
6 Huddersfield Town 26 11 7 8 32 29 12 7 2 3 18 14 14 4 5 5 14 15 3 40
7 Middlesbrough 25 11 6 8 29 24 13 7 2 4 18 12 12 4 4 4 11 12 5 39
8 Stoke City 24 10 5 9 28 25 13 6 3 4 17 13 11 4 2 5 11 12 3 35
9 Nottingham Forest 25 9 7 9 32 28 13 4 3 6 14 17 12 5 4 3 18 11 4 34
10 Coventry City 23 9 7 7 29 27 12 7 2 3 20 11 11 2 5 4 9 16 2 34
11 Millwall 24 8 9 7 27 27 11 5 4 2 14 11 13 3 5 5 13 16 0 33
12 Blackpool 26 9 6 11 27 32 14 6 2 6 12 15 12 3 4 5 15 17 -5 33
13 Sheffield United 22 9 5 8 29 28 10 4 2 4 15 11 12 5 3 4 14 17 1 32
14 Preston North End 23 8 7 8 26 29 11 5 4 2 15 12 12 3 3 6 11 17 -3 31
15 Bristol City 25 8 6 11 30 39 14 4 5 5 15 17 11 4 1 6 15 22 -9 30
16 Luton Town 22 7 8 7 31 27 11 4 4 3 17 13 11 3 4 4 14 14 4 29
17 Swansea City 22 7 6 9 26 31 11 4 4 3 14 12 11 3 2 6 12 19 -5 27
18 Birmingham City 24 7 6 11 23 32 12 4 3 5 13 16 12 3 3 6 10 16 -9 27
19 Hull City 24 6 5 13 20 29 11 3 3 5 11 14 13 3 2 8 9 15 -9 23
20 Cardiff City 24 6 5 13 26 43 11 2 1 8 9 18 13 4 4 5 17 25 -17 23
21 Reading 23 8 4 11 29 36 12 4 4 4 18 18 11 4 0 7 11 18 -7 22
22 Peterborough United 23 5 4 14 20 44 11 4 4 3 14 11 12 1 0 11 6 33 -24 19
23 Barnsley 24 2 8 14 16 36 12 2 4 6 8 15 12 0 4 8 8 21 -20 14
24 Derby County 25 7 11 7 23 24 12 5 5 2 14 11 13 2 6 5 9 13 -1 11

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.